Prisoners` release key to resuming talks: Abbas to Kerry

Last Updated: Monday, April 8, 2013 - 09:08

Ramallah(Palestinian Territories): Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas on Sunday told visiting US Secretary of State John Kerry that the release of prisoners held by Israel was a "top priority" for resuming peace talks.
"President Abbas stressed that the release of the prisoners is a priority that creates an appropriate climate for the possibility of moving the peace process forward," his spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeina told AFP after the two men held nearly 90 minutes of talks at the presidential compound in Ramallah.


First Published: Monday, April 8, 2013 - 09:01
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